A guide to online services - The Football Association

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Full-TimeThe FA’s Free LeagueAdministration Systemwww.TheFA.com/FulltimeFULL-TIME is the easy way of managing yourfootball league online. The FA is offering it freeto all affiliated leagues across the country.FULL-TIME is the only league administrationpackage that works in conjunction with TheFA.com, your County website, Members’ Servicesand RESPECT monitoring.FULL-TIME was launched in October 2003 andis currently used by over 800 leagues. FULL-TIMEis used by league officials to manage the day today running of a league, as well as generatinga website or displaying results within yourexisting league website.You can start with the basics (fixtures, results andtables), and build in as many of the wide rangeof options as you like, when you’re ready tointroduce them.1gg


Full-TimeProfessional WebsiteUsing FULL-TIME gives you a secure, professionaland permanent presence on the Internet,free of charge.The Full-Time website has a “home page” foreach division, with menus to switch from one toanother. Each home page shows the league table,recent results and forthcoming fixtures for thatdivision as well as league notices, news items,photos and documents. There are links to usefulitems such as team statistics, referee appointmentsand much more. You can even add your sponsor’slogo and message.2gg


Full-TimeSharing the WorkloadLeague Setup WizardWhat Does Full-Time Do?FULL-TIME is a multi-user system, allowing allleague officers to log in and share the workload,and provides you with a variety of options to runyour league. Fixture Secretaries, Referees’Secretaries, Registration Secretaries, Full-Timeallows you to create roles for them all. Full-Timegives you the option to involve Club Administratorsto enter results, match details and marking referees.All of the “work” on Full-Time is done “in thebackground”. Once you log in to the system,you have a variety of options which allow you toupdate your Full-Time website immediately.Fixture WizardCup WizardResults/StatsPeople WizardEmail WizardSMS WizardNoticesFull-Time has a wide range of features, becauseit has to work for 2000 leagues, and differentleagues want different features. However, manyof these are “optional”, so that leagues can startwith the basics, and bring in other features lateras they become familiar with the system.Fixtures, results and league tables are essentialto any football league, and you’ll probably wantto post news items and notices from the start.Appointment and marking of referees, sendingresults via SMS text message, team sheets,match reports, player registration and many otherfeatures are options you may decide to bringin later on, depending on your league priorities.3Photo AlbumsContact MessagesgMatch ReportsgRefereesTable Adjustments


Full-TimeInstant Results via SMSNo more trawling through answerphonemessages in the evening!FULL-TIME’s SMS (text message) results servicecan be used to send out a reminder message toall of your team managers during their match.The managers then send back a simple text withthe result, Full-Time processes it immediately.Results and league tables can be updated live, bothon your website and on the mobile internet (WAP),or held until the league have approved them.Full-Time is also available on the Mobile Internet(WAP) – key information, results, fixtures andtables are available on mobile phones for thosewho want to check them.4gg


Full-TimeFixtures and ResultsFULL-TIME offers a variety of fixture options,from automated fixture generators to manualoptions. You can even upload fixtures froma spreadsheet if you wish.The automated options allow for teams sharingthe same pitch (so one is at home each week,and the other away), options to check yourfixtures for clashes (to ensure a team isn’t playingtwo games at the same time!) and to close dates(when teams, or pitches aren’t available).Results are just as easy to input, either manually,or using the SMS option.OptionsFULL-TIME offers a wide range of options, andleagues can decide themselves whether to usethem, and when to introduce them:-• Referees - Appointments & Marking• Cup Competitions• Player Registration• Team Sheets and Match Statistics• Player Suspensions• Match Reports• Spreadsheet Downloads• Photo AlbumsHow To Find Out MoreTo find out more about FULL-TIME, go to www.TheFA.com/Fulltime and find the User Guidenews item. The “Getting Started” guide is designedto show you everything that Full-Time can offeryou, and gives you step-by-step details on thebasics of how to get your league set-up and startedon Full-Time.5gg


What Is Members’ Services?Members’ Services is a new online facility beingoffered by County Football Associations andThe Football Association. It’s free to all affiliatedleagues, clubs, referees and coaches.Our aim is to provide online information toleagues, clubs, referees and coaches giving themaccess to their football, reducing the administrativeburden for them, and giving them up-to-dateinformation instantly, whenever they need it.How Do I Get to Members’ Services?Members’ Services are available from any CountyFA website, via the Members link. You’ll need toknow your FA Number (FAN, which used to bereferred to as an NPD) and you’ll need to get apassword, which can be obtained automaticallyfrom the FA systems.Who Can Use Members’ Services?When you first request access, the system willcheck your details (cross-referencing with theFA/County records), and once you have a password,you can login and access your information.Find your Local County FA website here:http://www.thefa.com/GetIntoFootball/CountyFAAt present Members’ Services is availableto the following people:-Leagues – Chairman, Secretary, TreasurerClubs – Chairman, Secretary, TreasurerReferees – All Registered refereesCoaches – All coaches6gg


How to get online as a Club OfficialClub Secretaries, Chairmen and Treasurers canaccess the following information through theirCounty website.• View your Club Information online• Update your contact information• View your FA accreditations• Keep up to date with your latest Club discipline• Check which players you have registered(County Registered only)• Football Pages – Find a Referee tool• Keep up to date with your Club payments toyour County FA• Feedback on what other services you would like7gg


How to get online as a Club OfficialStage 1 – Request AccessStep 1In order to access the secure area to view allthe County held information for your club, firstyou will need to request access to Members’Services. If you require any assistance emailGetOnline@TheFA.comLocate your FAN (NPD), Club ID and yourlatest Club Affiliation No. These are displayedon the receipt which you received from yourParent County FA when you affiliated for thecurrent season.• FAN = Sec ID• Club ID = ID• Affiliation Number = Club Affiliation NoStep 2Open any web-browser and enter your chosenCounty’s website address into the web address bar.(Example below will be using www.gloucestershirefa.com).Step 3Click on the Members section of the website.8Step 4Click on the Request Access menu item inthe left hand menu.gg


How to get online as a Club OfficialStep 5Click on the Club Official menu item in the lefthand menu.Step 7Enter your email address in the space providedand click Confirm.Step 6Enter your FAN (NPD), Club ID and AffiliationNumber into the spaces provided and click SubmitStep 8Assuming the details entered match the Countyheldinformation your login details will be emailedto the specified email address. This email willcontain your FAN and password, which you willneed to login to Members’ Services.9gg


How to get online as a Club OfficialStage 2 – How to access the clubofficial servicesOnce you have requested access and receivedthe email containing your unique login details youcan logon to the online Club services availablethrough your local County Website.Step 1Click on the Member Login menu item.Step 3Click on the My Football menu item.Step 2Enter your FAN and Password into the spacesprovided and click Submit.Step 4Click on the Club menu item which you wishto access.10Please use the Feedback tool within MembersServices to tell us what other services youwould like to be available.gg


How to get online as a League OfficialLeague Secretaries, Chairmen and Treasurerscan access the following information throughtheir County website.• View your League Information Online• Update your contact information• View your FA accreditations• Weekly Discipline Statement online –keep up to date with discipline• Link your Clubs from Full-Time tothe County information• Football Pages – Find a Club andFind a Referee• Keep up to date with your Leaguepayments to your County FA• Feedback on what other services youwould like11gg


How to get online as a League OfficialStage 1 – Request AccessStep 1In order to access the secure area to view allthe County held information for your league,first you will need to request access to Members’Services. If you require any assistance emailGetOnline@TheFA.comLocate your FAN (NPD), League ID and yourlatest League Sanction No. These are displayedon the receipt which you received from yourParent County FA when you were sanctionedfor the current season.• FAN = Sec ID• League ID = ID• League Sanction No = League AffiliationStep 2Open any web-browser and enter your chosenCounty’s website address into the web address bar.(Example below will be using www.gloucestershirefa.com).Step 3Click on the Members section of the website.12Step 4Click on the Request Access menu item inthe left hand menu.gg


How to get online as a League OfficialStep 5Click on the League Official menu item in the lefthand menu.Step 7Enter your email address in the space providedand click Confirm.Step 6Enter your FAN (NPD), League ID and LeagueSanction No. into the spaces provided and SubmitStep 8Assuming the details entered match the Countyheldinformation your login details will be emailedto the specified email address. This email willcontain your FAN and password, which you willneed to login to Members’ Services.13gg


How to get online as a League OfficialStage 2 – How to access the leagueofficial servicesOnce you have requested access and receivedthe email containing your unique login details youcan logon to the online League services availablethrough your local County Website.Step 1Click on the Member Login menu item.Step 3Click on the My Football menu item.Step 2Enter your FAN and Password into the spacesprovided and click Submit.Step 4Click on the League menu item which you wishto access.14ggPlease use the Feedback tool within MembersServices to tell us what other services youwould like to be available.


How to get online as a RefereeReferees can access the following informationthrough their County website.• Check your contact details• Update your contact information• View your FA accreditations• Enter Respect Monitoring marks for fixturesin which you officiate• Feedback on what other services you would like15gg


How to get online as a RefereeStage 1 – Request AccessIn order to access the secure area first you willneed to request access to Members’ services.If you require any assistance emailGetOnline@TheFA.comStep 1Locate your FAN (NPD) and latest registrationnumber. (Please do not use your FAMOAnumber). These are displayed on the receiptwhich you received from your Parent County FAwhen you registered for the current season.Step 2Open any web-browser and enter your chosenCounty’s website address into the web address bar.(Example below will be using www.gloucestershirefa.com).Step 3Click on the Members section of the website.16Step 4Click on the Request Access menu item inthe left hand menu.gg


How to get online as a RefereeStep 5Click on the Referee menu item in the lefthand menu.Step 7Enter your email address in the space providedand click Confirm.Please use the Feedback tool within MembersServices to tell us what other services youwould like to be available.Step 6Enter your FAN (NPD) and Registration Numberinto the spaces provided and click SubmitStep 8Assuming the details entered match the Countyheldinformation your login details will be emailedto the specified email address. This email willcontain your FAN and password, which you willneed to login to Members’ Services.17gg


How to get online as a Qualified CoachCoaches can access the following informationthrough their County website.• Check your contact details• Update your Contact Information• View your FA accreditations• Display yourself on the Find a Coach tool• Download The FA Learning Coaching tool• Feedback on what other services you would like18gg


How to get online as a Qualified CoachFind a Coach is an online search facility where FAqualified coaches with one of the followingqualifications can display their availability to clubs.• 1st4sport Level 1 Certificatein Coaching Football• 1st4sport Level 2 Certificatein Coaching Football• 1st4sport Level 3 Certificatein Coaching Football (UEFA B)• UEFA A Licence• UEFA Pro LicenceStage 1 – Request AccessIn order to access the secure area first you willneed to request access to Members’ services.If you require any assistance emailGetOnline@TheFA.comStep 1Open any web-browser and enter your chosenCounty’s website address into the web address bar.(Example below will be using www.gloucestershirefa.com).Step 3Click on the Request Access menu item inthe left hand menu.Coaches must also have an an FA Enhanced CRBCheck and have an up to date SafeguardingChildren Certificate or have attended a WelfareOfficer Workshop.Step 2Click on the Members section of the website.Step 4Click on the Coach menu item.19Clubs can then use this tool to help recruitcoaches to fill any coaching positions theyhave available.gg


How to get online as a Qualified CoachStep 5Enter your Date of Birth and Candidate RegistrationNumber and click submit.Step 6Enter your Email Address and click confirm. Yourlogin details will then be emailed to this account.Your candidate registration number is a componentof your certificate number on your 1st4sportLevel 1, 2 or 3 certificate i.e. ******* - 000000 -**. If you are UEFA A Licence or Pro Licencequalified or do not have a copy of your certificateplease email GetOnline@TheFA.com forfurther assistance.20gg


How to display yourself on Find a CoachStep 1Once you have received your login details by emailclick on the Member Login menu item.Step 3You are now logged into Members’ Services.To appear on The FA’s ‘Find a Coach’ tool clickon the My Football menu item.Step 5Select at least one Date and Time that you areavailable, at least one Type of Football and AgeGroup that you are looking to coach.Step 4The My Coaching menu will then appear. Clickon the My Availability menu item.Step 2Enter your FAN and Password and click Submit.21gg


How to display yourself on Find a CoachStep 6Change the ‘Would you like to be searchable onThe FA’s ‘Find a Coach’ tool?’ dropdown to yesand select the contact details(s) which you wouldlike to be contacted on.Step 9Click on the Find a Coach menu item.Step 10Enter your postcode and click Search.Step 7Click the Save button to update your availability.Step 8It will take 24 hours for you to become visibleon the Find a Coach tool. You can check this bygoing to the Find a Coach tool which is availableby clicking on the GetIntoFootball pillar.22gIf you have any problems please emailGetOnline@TheFA.com for further assistance.g


If you have any problems please emailGetOnline@TheFA.com for further assistance.The Football AssociationWembley StadiumWembleyLondonHA9 0WSPostal addressThe Football AssociationWembley StadiumPO Box 1966LondonSW1P 9EQg

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